The american actor Richard Hatch has died at 71 years of age, writes Variety. The actor passed away on Tuesday from complications of pancreatic cancer. Richard Hatch was primarily known for her roles in the science fiction series "Battlestar galactica" – both as Apollo in the original from the 70′s, and as Tom Zarek in the acclaimed remake from 2004.
Several colleagues from the television series are now expressing their condolences. "You did the universe a better place and we love you for it. Rest in peace my friend," writes the actor Edward James Olmos on Twitter.
Richard Hatch made her debut in the tv series "All my children" in 1971 and also appeared in series such as "San Francisco", "Dynasty" and "MacGyver".